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[movies]Qi Zhang's electrifying organ performance - TED.com
Organ virtuoso Qi Zhang plays her electric rendering of "Ridiculous Fellows" from Prokofiev's "The Love for Three Oranges" orchestral suite. This exhilarating performance from TEDxUSC features the Yamaha Electone Stagea, a rare instrument specially programmed by Qi herself.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxUSC; TED; Talks; china; music; performance; piano; technology; 2009
Downloads: 351
[movies]Daria van den Bercken: Why I take the piano on the road … and in the air - TED.com
Pianist Daria van den Bercken fell in love with the baroque keyboard music of George Frideric Handel. Now, she aims to ignite this passion in others. In this talk, she plays us through the emotional roller coaster of his music — while sailing with her piano through the air, driving it down the street, and of course playing on the stage.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; music; piano; TEDSalon Berlin 2014; 2014
Downloads: 54
[movies]John Walker re-creates great performances - TED.com
Imagine hearing great, departed pianists play again today, just as they would in person. John Q. Walker demonstrates how recordings can be analyzed for precise keystrokes and pedal motions, then played back on computer-controlled grand pianos.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; entertainment; live music; music; performance; piano; technology; 2007
Downloads: 332
[movies]Imogen Heap plays "Wait It Out" - TED.com
Imogen Heap plays a powerful stripped-down version of "Wait It Out," from her new record, Ellipse.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; creativity; entertainment; live music; music; performance; piano; TEDGlobal 2009; 2009
Downloads: 229
[movies]Eric Lewis rocks the jazz world - TED.com
Eric Lewis, an astonishingly talented crossover jazz pianist -- seen by many for the first time at TED2009 -- sets fire to the keys with his shattering rendition of Evanescence's chart-topper, "Going Under."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; arts; entertainment; innovation; invention; live music; music; performance; piano; TED2009; 2009
Downloads: 128
[movies]Eric Lewis plays chaos and harmony - TED.com
Eric Lewis explores the piano's expressive power as he pounds and caresses the keys (and the strings) in a performance during the 2009 TED Prize session. He plays an original song, a tribute to ocean and sky and the vision of the TED Prize winners.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2009; TED; Talks; art; entertainment; live music; music; piano; 2009
Downloads: 272
[movies]MacMaster + Leahy play the fiddle - TED.com
Natalie MacMaster and her musical partner Donnell Leahy play several tunes from the Cape Breton tradition -- a sprightly, soulful style of folk fiddling. It's an inspired collaboration that will have you clapping (and maybe dancing) along.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2003; TED; Talks; arts; collaboration; culture; entertainment; music; piano; violin; 2003
Downloads: 393
[movies]Jennifer Lin improvs piano magic - TED.com
Pianist and composer Jennifer Lin gives a magical performance, talks about the process of creativity and improvises a moving solo piece based on a random sequence of notes.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2004; TED; Talks; Featured; arts; creativity; entertainment; music; performance; piano; prodigy; wunderkind; 2004
Downloads: 123
[movies]John Legend: "True Colors" - TED.com
In a heart-melting moment, Education host John Legend sits at the piano to sing "True Colors," giving the lyrics a special meaning for kids and teachers. "So don't be afraid / to let them show / your true colors / are beautiful, like a rainbow."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; education; live music; piano; TED Talks Education; 2013
Downloads: 3,080
[movies]Nellie McKay sings "Clonie" - TED.com
Singer-songwriter Nellie McKay performs the semi-serious song "Clonie" -- about creating the ultimate companion.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2008; TED; Talks; culture; entertainment; genetics; live music; piano; science; short talk; singer; 2008
Downloads: 85
[movies]Nellie McKay sings "The Dog Song" - TED.com
Animal fan Nellie McKay sings a sparkling tribute to her dear dog. She suggests we all do the same: "Just go right to the pound/ And find yourself a hound/ And make that doggie proud/ 'cause that's what it's all about."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; animals; entertainment; live music; music; piano; TED2008; 2008
Downloads: 112
[movies]Eddi Reader sings "Kiteflyer's Hill" - TED.com
Singer/songwriter Eddi Reader performs "Kiteflyer's Hill," a tender look back at a lost love. With Thomas Dolby on piano.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2003; TED; Talks; Featured; arts; composing; entertainment; guitar; memory; music; performance; piano; short talk; 2004
Downloads: 328
[movies]Eddi Reader on "What You've Got" - TED.com
Singer/songwriter Eddi Reader performs "What You Do With What You've Got," a meditation on a very TED theme: how to use your gifts and talents to make a difference. With Thomas Dolby on piano.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2003; TED; Talks; Featured; arts; composing; entertainment; guitar; music; performance art; piano; potential; short talk; vocals; 2004
Downloads: 85
[movies]Nellie McKay sings "Mother of Pearl" and "If I Had You" - TED.com
The wonderful Nellie McKay sings "Mother of Pearl" (with the immortal first line "Feminists don't have a sense of humor") and "If I Had You" from her sparkling set at TED2008.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2008; TED; Talks; entertainment; humor; love; music; piano; short talk; women; 2008
Downloads: 159
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